Barr Uses Mensing To Escape Generic Accutane Case

Law360, New York (August 7, 2012, 7:12 PM EDT) -- A federal judge in Florida on Monday wiped out claims from a man diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease after taking a generic version of Accutane, a blow to multidistrict litigation involving Barr Laboratories Inc. and the latest case derailed by the U.S. Supreme Court’s Pliva v. Mensing decision.

Louisiana resident Alton Herbert argued that Barr should be held liable for harm he allegedly suffered after being prescribed acne drug Claravis, but U.S. District Judge James S. Moody Jr. said penalties would fly in the face of...
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Case Title

In Re: Accutane Products Liability


Case Number

8:04-md-02523

Court

Florida Middle

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

Judge

James S. Moody, Jr

Date Filed

November 18, 2004


Case Title

Herbert v. Barr Laboratories, Inc., et al


Case Number

8:12-cv-00845

Court

Florida Middle

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

Judge

James S. Moody, Jr

Date Filed

April 18, 2012

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